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Charles R. "Chuck," Waite Jr.

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Charles R. "Chuck," Waite Jr. Obituary
Waite, Charles R. "Chuck," Jr.

Charles R. "Chuck" Waite, Jr., 52, of Ithaca, died Monday, May 6, 2013 at his home. Born in Ithaca, he was the beloved son of Charles R. Waite and Betty Waite. Chuck had been employed at Saulsbury Fire Equipment where his specialty was working on the interiors of the fire trucks that were manufactured there. A true craftsmen, he loved woodworking and could make anything out of wood. Chuck was known for organizing the annual "Mud and Gears". He was well liked by his many friends and would always lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He will be truly missed by his loving family and friends. In addition to his father, Charles R. Waite and his mother, Betty Waite (Don Vanderwarker, who he thought of as his step-father), Chuck is survived by his brother, Danny Waite; daughter, Ashley Creecy; grandson, Dante; and his aunt, Helen Porter. Chuck was predeceased by his twin sister, Betty Jean Waite. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM, Tuesday, May 14 at the Wagner Funeral Home, 110 S. Geneva St., Ithaca. Rev. Matthew Binkewicz will be officiating. Friends may call from 3 - 4:00 prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Slaterville Ambulance, 2681 Slaterville Rd., Slaterville, NY 14881.

Published in Ithaca Journal on May 8, 2013
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